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This recipe for CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE, by , is from Mary Jo's Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mary Jo Creevy
Added: Monday, November 3, 2008


1-8 oz. pkg. chocolate wafer cookies crushed (1-3/4 c.)
1/2 c. melted butter
1/2 t. cinnamon
2 T. white or brown sugar

Blend together and press into bottom of lightly greased 9" springform pan. Reserve 1/3 c. for topping.

1 12 oz. pkg. chocolate chips, melted
1 pound cream cheese softened
3/4 c. sugar
4 eggs
1/2 c. sour cream.

Beat together cheese and sugar for 1 minute. Add eggs one at a time to blend thoroughly. Add sour cream and cooled chocolate. Pour into crust and sprinkle w/reserved crumbs. Bake 350 50-55 minutes. Edges will be set and center will be somewhat soft. Turn off oven and let cake cool in oven for 1/2 hour with door partly open.




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